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16 killed in stampede for government jobs

The Business Matrix: Thursday 24 January 2013

Eurotunnel sales hit record €993m

Row over Bechtel bid for £6.1bn nuclear clean-up

Union leaders are calling on the Government to block an engineering giant from bidding for a £6.1bn nuclear waste contract following alleged "serious lapses" of security and safety in the US.

Bechtel sparks row with bid for nuclear clean-up

Channel Tunnel engineer invaded by 82-year-old nun's blood-spattered protest

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The Government is looking to slice around 100km per hour off the top speed of the controversial High Speed Two (HS2) rail connection proposed between London and Birmingham.

An illustration of HS2

Government promises a top-up for HS2 compensation payouts

Compensation measures for residents affected by the London-Birmingham HS2 high-speed rail project will go “significantly beyond statutory requirements”, the Government promised today.

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Eurotunnel goes faster for Games

Eurotunnel has boosted capacity and sped up its passenger trains to meet soaring demand for travel into London for the Olympic Games.

UK set for busy weekend of travel

While Britain welcomes Olympics arrivals, around two million people will be heading abroad at the start of the school holidays this weekend.

New law means French drivers must carry breathalyser kits in their vehicles

New motoring laws have come into force in France making it compulsory for drivers to carry breathalyser kits in their vehicles.

The Business Matrix: Wednesday 18 April 2012

India cuts rate to boost growth

Jubilee boosts Eurostar

Strong bookings for the June bank holiday weekend as visitors flock to London for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee helped Eurostar sales rise by 7 per cent to £211m in the first quarter of this year.

First high-speed freight train arrives in UK from France

The first high-speed freight train between France and the UK arrived at St Pancras yesterday, in a trial run that could herald the future of European goods delivery.

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Workers who clean Eurostar trains and stations on the UK side of the route have voted to go on strike in a row over pay.

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